This is Science! Meet Andy Freivogel

ARTICLE BY SARAH ALLEN PHOTOS BY ALYCE HENSON I met Andy Freivogel a few months ago when he emailed to tell me about his new company, Science. OK, yeah, I’m in love with the name. Simple, provocative, and just awesome, right? But Andy’s story proved even more fascinating—he had chased … Read more →


Mathematical Algorithm Determines Your Coffee Preferences

BY JEREMY MARTIN SPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE Answer a quick question: what’s your favorite coffee variety? OK, not too tricky, but can you tell me why that’s your favorite style? A little tougher isn’t it? Many of us have a pretty good idea of what tastes good and what doesn’t, but matching … Read more →


Double-Decker Coffee Bus to Become a Reality

By Jeremy Martin SPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE Coffee people have in common an interest in discovering and experiencing new cafés, and yet still, most of us have a single favorite spot that we go back to time and time again, a place we enjoy hanging out, sipping coffee, doing homework, … Read more →

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Cuvée Coffee’s New Bar Changes the Tide on Customer Flow

By Jeremy Martin SPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE The culture of the specialty-coffee café has always been synonymous with cool—from the style of the spaces, to the innovative buying practices of the roasters, to the equipment and brewing methods utilized in the space. One thing, however, has remained stagnant: the flow … Read more →


Unique NYC Coffee Job Opportunity: Pret A Manger

This coffee job might be perfect for you I hear from talented baristas looking for a new job almost as often as I get wind of coffee jobs available—and it makes sense. The specialty-coffee community is dynamic and evolving, with more and more skilled baristas in the field all the … Read more →

Renovated garage doors keep with the same tradition of the space's predecessor, a transmission shop. Photo by Ray Di Pietro

Nashville’s Barista Parlor Partners With Black Keys Vocalist/Guitarist to Open Golden Sound In Historic Recording Studio

The Much-Anticipated Cafe Opens Today. By Kirstina Bolton SPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE In May of this year, the Nashville-based coffee shop, Barista Parlor, celebrated its two-year anniversary. While neighbors and visitors listened to live music and ate their way through local food trucks during the festivities, owner Andy Mumma had his … Read more →

Tom Cruise insisted on quality coffee service for the cast and crew of "Mission Impossible 5" while they were shooting in Vienna. So who did he call for help? Joey Wechselberger of the Vienna School of Coffee, of course!

The Stars Love Great Coffee

Our far-reaching coffee friends shared stories of treating Hollywood’s hottest stars to some great coffee recently: Caffe Luxxe—which has three Southern California locations in Santa Monica and Brentwood—catered coffee at for 20th Century Fox at the 66th Emmy Awards, held on August 25.  In Los Angeles, Caffe Luxxe owners, Mark Wain and Gary … Read more →

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Coffee Joulies: An Engineered Solution to Cooling Coffee

We love how many brainiacs there are in the specialty-coffee community who have ideas others might think are wild and crazy, but who forge ahead with confidence that they can make their dreams a reality. The two Daves who invented Coffee Joulies are some of those brains. Dave Petrillo and Dave … Read more →

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